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Midwest Hop Producers and Extension Field Day July 22
Nebraska Ag Connection - 06/19/2017

Midwest Hop Producers and Nebraska Extension hope producers will plan to join in for their Hops Field Day and Scouting Workshop on July 22.

Speakers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Extension, as well as local growers and brewers will be presenting. Topics include major pests and disease, weed management, as well as hearing a brewer's perspective. Hands on in-field scouting, harvesting equipment display and an update on hop efforts across Nebraska will also be provided.

The event is planned at the Nebraska Hop Yards, 18003 Club View Dr., Plattsmouth, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on July 22. The workshop is $150 per person for all attendees, and please note that the registration is non-refundable. Cost includes lunch, hand lens and field book.

Who should attend?

- Anyone with an interest in hop production

- Farmers looking for a high value specialty crop

- New growers interested in learning more about scouting techniques

- Home Brewers looking to raise their own hops

- Extension agents, educators, etc.

Workshop will be held outside rain or shine, so dress accordingly and plan for inclement weather. All attendees will need to preregister, as space is limited. Sign up at midwesthopproducers.com/.

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